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Faded, painted signs, at least 50 years old, on an exterior building wall heralding an obsolete product, an outdated trademark or a clue to the history of the building's occupancy.
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Ghost SignsConst. & Candles - New Florence, MO

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Sign looks pretty good, almost as if it was for business in this building, except the building is deserted.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/27/2016

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsIszards - Elmira, NY

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"Iszard opened his new building in November 1924... Iszard’s closed its Elmira stores in 1988."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 5/27/2016

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsPaige's Shoe Shop

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Shoe Repair While U Wait

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member KyTravelers

location: Kentucky

date approved: 5/17/2016

last visited: 5/25/2016

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Ghost SignsAncienne publicité sur les rillettes de Tours, Bléré,Centre, France

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FR/L'ancienne façade d'une charcuterie, depuis reconvertie en magasin d'optique, a gardé sa splendide publicité sur les rillettes de Tours. EN/Old facade of a deli, since converted into optical store, has kept its splendid advertising on Tours rillettes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Kickeux

location: Centre, France

date approved: 5/17/2016

last visited: 5/24/2016

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Ghost SignsKing Fuel sign - Jonesburg, MO

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Huge old sign from the past.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/17/2016

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsFishermen's Casino - Balboa, CA

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This vintage ghost sign is located on the north side of a two-story building and next to Balboa Post Office.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 5/17/2016

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsR.H. Kent, 1 Dove Street - Ipswich, Suffolk

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R H Kent, Corn and Wheat Dealers, Dove Street, Ipswich.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/3/2016

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsBull Durham - Chicago, IL

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Painted ghost sign on the side of what must have been a small neighborhood business building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/21/2016

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsEvers Hardware Ghost Sign - Denton, TX

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Evers Hardware Ghost Sign in Denton, TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

location: Texas

date approved: 4/15/2016

last visited: 4/23/2016

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Ghost SignsCrawdad's - Isleton CA

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For many years, Isleton had a festival to celebrate a harvest of these crustaceans.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 4/15/2016

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsFerronnerie d'art - Calvisson, FR

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[FR] Voici une publicité murale pour un très vieux, mais noble métier : La ferronnerie d'art. [EN] Here is a wall advertising for a very old, but noble profession : The art metalwork.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Itamae

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 4/15/2016

last visited: 4/15/2016

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Ghost SignsPost Office / L. J. Packard -- Mojave National Preserve, Kelso CA

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The ghost sign for a former US Post Office and the historic L. J. Packard Store in the WWII-era boomtown of Kelso CA

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/15/2016

last visited: 3/8/2016

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Ghost SignsRugs - Salisbury, MO

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Two of them, one on top of the other.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/30/2016

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsCharit Valley Exchange - Salisbury, MO

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I have not idea what it means, but here it is.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/28/2016

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsWorcester Lunch Car Company - Worcester MA

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Barely visible is the sign for the Worcester Lunch Car Company

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/25/2016

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsUniversity Bicycles - Boulder, CO

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A bike shop with rentals available in downtown Boulder along Pearl St.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Colorado

date approved: 3/18/2016

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsDillmans - Crawfordsville, IN

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This Ghost Sign is painted on the rear of a commercial property, at 127 North Washington Street, across the street from the Montgomery County Court House, in downtown Crawfordsville, Indiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member KC9PDY

location: Indiana

date approved: 3/18/2016

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsCentaur Cycles - Pike's Walk, Cambridge, UK

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This ghost sign is on the end wall of a building at the junction of King Street and Pike's Walk in Cambridge. The sign is on the Pike's Walk (east) face of the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/11/2016

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsUnreadable Ghost Sign - Hills Road, Cambridge, UK

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This ghost sign is on the end wall of a building that fronts on to Hills Road close to the junction with Station Road in Cambridge. The sign is on the north west face of the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/11/2016

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsThe Old Bakery, Cundletown, NSW, Australia

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Beside what used to be the 'Pacific Highway' are a couple of OLD buildings, that used to be popular businesses in the hey-day of this being THE way north.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 3/7/2016

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsTustin Hardware - Tustin, CA

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It looks like this ghost sign has been partially repaired, but you can clearly see that the original sign has added away.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 2/22/2016

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsZigarren-Zigaretten - Ruedersdorf - Brandenburg [Germany]

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Zigarren-Zigaretten, a ghost sign of a former shop of Heinrich Biermann

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Logging_Duck

location: Brandenburg, Germany

date approved: 2/22/2016

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsTowles - Nottingham Road - Loughborough, Leicestershire

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Towles Ltd, Hosiery Manufacturers on an old factory on Nottingham Road, Loughborough.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/15/2016

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsSeigel's Syrup - Ratcliffe Road - Loughborough, Leicestershire

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A ghost sign for Seigel's Syrup on the gable end of a house in Ratcliffe Road, Loughborough.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/15/2016

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsMerchant sign - Nottingham Road - Loughborough, Leicestershire

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A multilayered ghost sign on the gable end of a building on Nottingham Road, Loughborough.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/15/2016

last visited: never

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